Business Services


Charles County is an ideal location for companies offering high-value professional and business services. Accounting firms, administrative and business support services, consulting firms, and back office operations benefit from the County’s central location in the DC Metro area, its highly educated workforce, and availability of commercial spaces. One of the fastest growing communities in the state of Maryland, Charles County has access to all major metros in the area, as well as national and international markets. Charles County’s population is diverse and young, with an average median age of 38.4 and more than 27 percent with four year degrees. The County is experiencing rapid growth thanks to its high quality of life, moderate cost of living, recreational opportunities, and access to major metros. Office lease rates in the County are nearly 40 percent lower than the DC Metro average.

Quick Facts

  • Office lease rates in Charles County are nearly 50% lower than the DC Metro average.
  • Charles County provides companies with access to more than 10 million people within a two-hour drive.

At A Glance

  • More than 1.5 million workers within a 45-minute commute.
  • Well located for national and international markets.
  • Strong existing local pool of high-demand occupation.
  • Young and diverse population base with high rate of educational attainment.

Views from Charles

Ignite Entrepreneurship: Tips for Success from the College of Southern Marylandís Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute

Published: Monday, July 17, 2017

In our newest blog series, “Ignite Entrepreneurship,” we profile local entrepreneurs to learn more about what “ignited” their success, and also gain insights about being an entrepreneur in Charles County. For the first blog of this series, we sat down with Thomas Luginbill, director of the College of Southern Maryland’s newly-established Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute (EII).

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“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Doug Egan
Chief Executive Officer
Competitive Power Ventures

“Charles County’s strategic location in the DC Metro region affords us networking and business opportunities with some of the top names in our industry."

George Nash
Director of Business Development